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Brenda Hillman and Evelyn Reilly
April 16, 2014 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
BRENDA HILLMAN is an activist, writer, and teacher. She has published nine collections of poetry, all from Wesleyan University Press, including Practical Water, for which she won the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry, and most recently Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire. Hillman serves on the faculty of Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California, as the Olivia Filippi Professor of Poetry.Evelyn Reilly’s recent books of poetry are Apocalypso and Styrofoam, both published by Roof Books. Essays and poems have appeared lately in Omniverse, Jacket2, The Eco-language Reader, Interim, and The Arcadia Project: Postmodernism and the Pastoral. She has taught poetics at St. Marks PoetryProject and the Summer Writing Program at Naropa University, and has been a co-curator of the Segue Reading Series.